Okpewono, Princess Oyarekhua Defy Rain To Win BCGS Monday Ladies Outing


Former Lady Captain, Benin Club Golf Section (BCGS), Princess Habiibah Oyarekhua has prevailed again at the BCGS Monday Ladies Outing just as Maero Okpewono won the men’s cadre.

The winners and many other golfers defied the heavy downpour to tee-off at the weekly nine holes golf event that was jointly sponsored by Prince Hodge Idahosa Ajayi and Dr. Peter Osagiede.

The ladies outing however witnessed the arrival of Lady Captain, Dr. Florence Isoken Osagiede who had been away for weeks as Lady Vice Captain, Betty Oriakhi had been in acting capacity.

Princess Oyarekhua who the last week edition played a net score of 35 net to emerge winner in the ladies cadre again while UBTH Golf Club Lady Captain, Ehis Igbinadolor recorded 35 net to place second ahead of third place Joy Omorogiuwa who had 41 net.l

Aso, Okpewono beat others in the men’s category having played 35 net, Solomon Okuonghae with 36 net settled for second spot while former President, Benin Club, Dr. Matthew Oriakhi placed third with 39 net.

Similarly, Chief Afam Obanor showed his consistency in the veteran men’s category to win the award with a net score of 42.

Meanwhile, various prizes were presented to those who excel at the event while entertainment of golfers and many others held as well.